In the shadow of Ataturk, 2012
The story of the republic of Turkey starts with its formation in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. That involved extensive changes for the country, especially for its residents: the abolishment of the sultanate and the caliphate, the introduction of secularisation, as well as the initiation of the new Turkish alphabet.
Fundamental reforms and adjustments within political and social systems were made - the modern state was founded. But what impact did these changes have for the Turkish population and what were the influences on the personal lives of the individuals?